Methylprednisolone Oral Tablet 16Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Methylprednisolone: Oral tablet (16mg)

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Methylprednisolone 16mg Tab
Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: MEDROL 16 
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Methylprednisolone 16mg Tab
Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: TL 003 

What is this Medicine?

METHYLPREDNISOLONE (meth ill pred NISS oh lone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.

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Methylprednisolone 16mg Tablet

NDC: 597620050
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tenosynovitis, Tuberculosis Infection, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Pneumonitis, Adrenocortical Insufficiency, Crohn's Disease, Eczema, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, Rheumatic Carditis, Adrenogenital Syndrome, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), Pruritus, Allergic Conjunctivitis, Laryngotracheobronchitis (croup), Exfoliative Dermatitis, Angioedema, Serum Sickness, Graves' Ophthalmopathy, Urticaria, Uveitis, Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Granuloma Annulare, Addison's Disease, Iritis, Trichinosis, Dermatomyositis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Herpes Zoster Ocular Infection, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Anterior Segment Inflammation, Contact Dermatitis, Berylliosis, Anaphylaxis, Mycosis Fungoides, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), Insect Bites Or Stings, Pemphigus, Discoid Lupus Erythematosus, Postoperative Ocular Inflammation, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Loeffler's Syndrome, Bursitis, Epicondylitis, Lichen Simplex, Corneal Ulcer, Atopic Dermatitis, Lichen Planus, Asthma, Hypoplastic Anemia, Ulcerative Colitis, Keratitis, Keloids, Allergic Rhinitis, Chorioretinitis, Myasthenia Gravis, Alopecia, Sarcoidosis, Osteoarthritis, Polymyositis, Gouty Arthritis, Thyroiditis, Thrombocytopenia, Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Hodgkin's Disease, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)/juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), Hemolytic Anemia, Optic Neuritis, Hypercalcemia, Erythroblastopenia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Temporal Arteritis, Multiple Myeloma, Pseudogout, Endophthalmitis, Wegener's Granulomatosis, Polychondritis, Polyarteritis Nodosa, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Churg-Strauss Syndrome, Pulmonary Edema, Bronchospasm Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Methylprednisolone 16mg Tablet
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Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: MEDROL 16 
Shape: oval
Color: white
Daily Life Interactions for Methylprednisolone 16mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Methylprednisolone 16mg Tablet(Methylprednisolone)
Grapefruit juice and Methylprednisolone(Methylprednisolone)
In theory, grapefruit juice and grapefruits might increase the side effects of Methylprednisolone, but it is not clear if this interaction is significant. If possible, avoid ingesting grapefruit juice while taking Methylprednisolone. At the very least, do not significantly change your daily intake of grapefruit and grapefruit juice.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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